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on leaks by edward snowden. in a moment we will be joined by journalist glenn greenwald who first broke the snowden story. first, we turn to saturday's protest in washington. it was organized by the stop watching us coalition. jesselyn radack, a former justice department who now works for the government accountability project, read a message from edward snowden. >> we are here to remind our government officials that they are public service -- servants. this is about the unconstitutional, unethical, and immoral actions of the modern- day surveillance state, and how we all must work together to remind the government to stop them. know,bout our right to our right to associate freely, and to live in a free and open democratic society. [applause] witnessing an american moment in which ordinary people from high school to high office stand up to oppose a dangerous trend in government. we are told what is unconstitutional is not illegal. but we will not be fooled. we have not forgotten the fourth amendment in our bill of rights prohibits government that only from searching our personal effects
administration is rejecting calls to plant -- grand, sita nsa leaker edward snowden. in a letter given to a german lawmaker last week, snowden called on the u.s. to drop charges against him, writing "speaking the truth is not a crime." on sunday, dan pfeiffer ruled out clemency and said snowden should return to face criminal charges. in some of the latest snowden's disclosures, the "new york times" reports the nsa intercepted the talking points of view into secretary -- you would secretary-general ban ki- moon ahead of a meeting with president obama in april. we will have more on the story with the reporter scott shane after the headlines. a newly disclosed document shows the british government justified detaining the partner journalist glenn greenwald by accusing him of espionage and terrorism. in august, david maranda was on his way home to brazil when he was held from his nine hours at london's heathrow airport. he faced repeated interrogation, had many personal items seized, .ncluding some -- thumb drives an internal police order authorizing greatest attention from that they says -
the story about edward snowden, information that was published in him window this morning -- in undo" newspaper this morning. interesting that the monitoring activity according to these peaked on the 11th of december and that there was a lull in the activity around christmas. coming on the day that the spanish and u.s. ambassador was summoned by the french government. he met this morning with a minister in the foreign ministry and the spanish capital. no reaction after the meeting, but it is bad timing and there may be more pressure on the spanish government to come out more strongly. condemnedy have not the allegations as much as their allies in germany and france. clear, is there a clarity of the kind of timing of the incidents that corresponded? words, why would the americans be interested in all of this? not appear that on those particular days any public incidents or events that we have knowledge of or going on, so why , or is itr that month the fact that we have window surveillance that might go on more generally and that this is not that abnormal? difficult to say due to the n
classified documents provided by former nsa contractor edward snowden. spanish government officials summoned the u.s. ambassador for an explanation. spanish law prohibits the collecting of such information without permission. >>> german media are reporting that agents also bugged chancellor angela merkel's phone. u.s. officials have not denied the allegation but say no such surveillance is taking place now. they say they're conducting a review of their intelligence gathering methods. >> i noted the other day a readout from a phone call the president had with chancellor merkel made clear that we do not and will not monitor the chancellor's communications. >> carney said last summer president barack obama ordered a comprehensive review of how the u.s. gathers intelligence. he said the investigation should be completed by the end of the year. defense secretary chuck hagel says the allegations do not reflect a lack of respect. >> we have great respect for our partners, our allies, who cooperate with us and we cooperate with them to try to keep the world safe, to keep each other safe, to keep our
contractor edward snowden is willing to help an investigation into claims that chancellor merkel's mobile phone was monstered by -- monitored by u.s. investigation. he said the contractor is even willing to travel to germany. though his lawyer had just said he will not be able to leave russia. when i asked her correspondent in berlin, first, a practical question. how the germans managed to meet snowden in russia. >> that, we do not know but i gather he went with a german journal, clearly, very secretly done -- journalist, clearly very secretly done. in about two hours, he will reveal exactly what was said by the fugitive in moscow, but in the meantime, the m.p. has put on his own website pictures of the two. and one of the pictures shows the two of them having what seems like a pretty relaxed meal , white linen tablecloth. but what's significant is mr. snowden seems to be laughing. it does seem to a pretty relaxed event. and what you were alluding to earlier, a promise, according to him that mr. snowden would come to germany to take part in an investigation into spying activities. if the
contractor edward snowden. the spying allegations have forced officials in the white house to promise changes to how they gather information. >>> u.s. forces are trying to break up a group of militants in east africa linked to al qaeda. they've killed two members of al shabaab in a drone strike. the militant group is based in southern somalia. interior ministry officials there said two of its members
contractor edward snowden despite u.s. objections. the chien naeetz president placd third. >>> government leaders have complicated peace talks with palestinians just after they got going again. they approved a plan to obuild more new homes in occupied territory. united nations officials say the settlements are a violation of international law. but the israelis continue building plans. they started talks in july after a three-year hiatus, but palestinian leaders say they're not taking the process seriously. >> if they want to continue settlements, as everyone can sigh, it neens that there is no possibility of a two-state solution. >>> israeli leaders have released dozens of palestinian prisoners as part of the agreement to restart the talks. they just freed another 26 inmates in a gesture of goodwill. that angered some right wing politicians and citizens. some say israeli leaders approved of the new settlements in an effort to 'peas the hard liners. >>> german intelligence leaders have gone to the white house asking for an explanation. they want to know more about reports that u.s. agents
contractor, edward snowden. >> the national security agency took the unusual step thursday of denying a report that'ves drop on the vatican phone calls and may have tapped in on pope francis before he was elected. what are you making up? is this a church, state issue? >> you got in on the consistent, the ones that depict the new pope, john? >> who knows. saved a lot of money. those guys have not done anything that was not known to the national security council and the white house and the idea of blaming these guys who are doing the job they were signed to do and oh my goodness, for miss feinstein, that there's a touch of hypocrisy here. >> there's a lot of outrage. i'm with clapper on this issue as well. i mean, i think because of the technological advances and the fact that we can now, you know, look in on people's cell phones, that you know, there has to be some more guidelines brought into this thing. but overall, friends spy on friends, it's not going to stop. >> what do you think of that? >> i think, well, i'm not enough people, clearly. there's no doubt that this has been g
will continue through the middle of next year and be the major issue. >> i predict edward snowden's revelations of widespread u.s. eves dropping on top european leaders will derail president obama's u.s., europe, free trade talks. 35 of them. bye bye. >> rose: welcome to the program, tonight a former chairman of the federal reserve, alan greenspan, his new book is called the map and the territory, risk human nature and the future of forecasting. >> i was already a economist but i was also what is known as a logical massachusettsiveist -- positivist which says if you can't measure it, it doesn't exist. that spritd me from the understanding how humans behavior, the irrational is not worth doing. she demonstrated to me that i was wrong. that didn't have a full effect immediately but it grew on me. and i look back now and i think some of my views involved in recent years to fall back on if i was stillwnhi wouldn't read t. >> rose: we conclude this evening with david kelly and his brother tom kelly. they have written a new book called creative confidence. >> i'm thinking is that methodology that
politician says edward snowden is willing to testify in an investigation that u.s. agents monitored the cell phone of german chancellor angela merkel. the lawmaker met the former u.s. intelligence contractor in moscow. german media say the legislator of the opposition green party hans christian strobella spent three hours with snowden. snowden reportedly said he's ready to speak before german prosecutors and members of parliament. he told german tv that snowden appeared to have a lot of information about the eavesdropping issue. observers believe his testimony will help shed light on the alleged spying but they also expect washington to oppose the move. the u.s. government demands that moscow return snoweden to face charges. he now lives in russia under asylum. >>> representatives of an international monitoring organization are reporting progress in the first phase of their efforts to rid syria of chemical weapons. officials with the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons say the government has destroyed all of its production facilities. >> the syrian government has completed w
a course of a long period of time. >> edward snowden is reportedly starting a new job in russia today. his lawyer told a russian news agency or snowden has been hired by major russian website. than 47 million people who receive food stamps in the u.s. will see a decrease in their aid beginning today as a temporary boost from the 2009 stimulus expires. bybed the hunger clip critics, the drop will reduce monthly food stamps for a family of four $36 each month. according to the center for budget and policy priorities, food stamps will now average less than $1.40 per person per meal next year. the decrease comes two days after lawmakers opened talks on a farm bill that will likely cut food stamps even more. one in seven people in the united states rely on food stamps. newly revealed documents have provided hard numbers showing just how few people were able to enroll in health insurance through the new government massiveand its technical failures. the obama administration says there were 4.7 million unique visits to the site in the first 20 four hours. according to notes from a meeting on the m
, mutilation and murder of a teenager. and the fugitive intelligence contractor edward snowden offers to travel from russia to berlin to help investigate allegations of the u.s. bug, angela merkel's obile phone. >> three days of national mourning have been declared after the bodies of more than 90 my grans were found in the shahara early this week the group died of thirst when the convoy they were traveling in broke down in the desert. against the odds, some migrants survived. let's go to the bbc who is in senegal. you have been hearing the stories emerging from the desert. >> yes. he local authorities and the rescue workers are still trying to pin down what happened during the past few weeks. so these migrants who went across the sahara desert, but we heard the account of one of the survivors and she's a little girl, a teenager, 14 years old and here is what she told us. >> we waited for two days in the desert. no food. no water. before we decided to start walking. some vehicles passed us by. we tried to stop them but no one would stop. we sat under a tree. and that was where one of my sisters
. the information comes from documents recovered from edward snowden. on it goes. japanese media reported that the nsa asked the japanese government to help monitor communication tables linking the asia-pacific region, however tokyo refused. german politicians are demanding that they should abandon trade negotiations, at least until the issue is resolved. our tokyos correspondent responding to the claims that the national security agency and the u.s. wanted access to japanese optical fiber cables. >> this is an unnamed source, so we do not know the veracity, but it is from a reputable news , usually a reliable source of information that has had good contacts inside the japanese government. it is plausible that the report is true, saying that in 2011 the nsa, the american intelligence organization made a specific request to the japanese government to gain access to fiber-optic cables that go andugh japan and carry data voice traffic as well from countries, including china and other countries in the
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